Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) brought a giant effigy of a rat wearing a tie along with a large book, flags, posters and a banner containing thei
May 21, 2022
May 15, 2022
Jakarta – The Labour Party considers it normal for Indonesian police chief (Kapolri) General Listyo Sigit Prabowo to have attended the commemoration of the May Day Fiesta 2022 at the Bu
Tri Ameliya, Uyu Liman, Jakarta – National Police chief, General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, lauded Indonesian workers for holding the May Day Fiesta peacefully at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Sta
May 14, 2022
Ahmad Naufal Dzulfaroh – A protest action commemorating International Labour Day or May Day took place today, Saturday May 14, in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building an
May 6, 2022
Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – President of the Labour Party Said Iqbal, said that around 100 thousand laborers will hold a rally in front of the Hosue of Representatives building as a comm
May 2, 2022
Tempo, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah said the government was continuing to strive for economic recovery, among them by pushing for the stability of national economic recovery
May 1, 2022
Jakarta – The Labour Party demanded that the 2024 elections be held on schedule and that they be transparent and fair during a May Day action in front of the General Elections Commissio
April 21, 2022
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Hundreds of workers will hold demonstrations on the International Labor Day or May Day.
May 2, 2021
Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) spokesperson Nining Elitos says that protesters received threats from outside parties prior to the commemoration of Ma
Antara, Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal echoed demands, including calls to revoke the Job Creation Law, especially regarding the manpowe
May 1, 2021
Muhammad Saifullah, Banda Aceh – Scores of workers held a long-march from the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque to the Simpang Lima traffic circle in the Achenese provincial capital of Banda Ac
Yogi Ernes, Jakarta – Police arrested scores of Papuan student at a May Day rally in Central Jakarta earlier today on the ground that they did not have a permit to demonstrate.
Lukman Hakim, Surabaya – On Saturday May 1 hundreds of workers from the Indonesian Metal Trade Workers Federation (FSPMI) held a demonstration in front of the Negara Grahadi building on
Makassar – Commemorating International Labour Day or May Day in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on Saturday May 1, labour and student organisations held a protest acti
Bandung – Trade unions from across West Java commemorated Labour Day or May Day 2021 by holding an action in front of the Sate building in the provincial capital of Bandung in Saturday
Jakarta – As many as 97 people were arrested during May Day commemorations in the vicinity of the Horse Statue and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) offices in Central Jakarta
Sui Suadnyana, Denpasar – A number of companies in Bali have sacked workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Farid Kusuma – Hundreds of students and workers from various different organisations in Jakarta took to the streets to commemorate International Labour Day or May Day today, Saturday Ma
Medan – A protest action commemorating International Labour Day or May Day in Medan, North Sumatra ended with the Medan metropolitan district police (Polrestabes) arresting 14 protester
Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – Leaders of the Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) met with Presidential Chief of
Jakarta – Workers in Indonesia marked international labour day on Saturday (May 1) with significantly less attended marches due to COVID-19 restrictions but thousands still vented their
Priyo Setyawan, Yogyakarta – Hundreds of workers from the People's Alliance for Unity (Arus) held a peaceful action commemorating May Day at the zero kilometre point intersection in the
May 1, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Many Indonesian workers went online to celebrate Labor Day, also known as or May Day, on Friday to avoid spreading and contracting the coronavirus, reiterating
April 30, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The Federation of Indonesian Metal Workers Union (FSPMI) on Thursday announced that its members will continue to commemorate the international workers' day or May Day
April 22, 2020
The Indonesian Trade Union Confederation (KSPI), one of the largest labor groups in the country, says it will defy a police ban on staging May Day rallies in the capital, which was pas
April 21, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have announced they will ban all rallies commemorating May Day after workers in the capital city said they planned to hold protests on April 30, in spite o
May 15, 2019
Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) have reported the Bandung police to th
May 5, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – International Labor Day or May Day is celebrated annually on May 1 by workers across countries to highlight certain causes – better wages, better benefits and improv
May 3, 2019
Arya Dipa, Bandung – The Bandung City Police have named two suspects in a May Day riot in Bandung, West Java, on Wednesday. The suspects were identified only as SR, 20, and TR, 18.
May 2, 2019
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police (Polri) Chief General Tito Karnavian regretted the fact that the International Workers' Day, or May Day, that was held in
Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – The Indonesian workers' union suspected the mass rally in Jakarta and across the nation in commemorating the International Workers' Day or May Day was infiltra
May 1, 2019
Pramono Putra, Sidoarjo – Thousands of workers from various cities in East Java held a joint demonstration commemorating International Labour Day on the morning of Wednesday May 1.
Jakarta – Smoke from flares and fireworks marked the end of the commemoration of International Labour Day or May Day 2019 at the Arjuna Wijaya or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Wed
Stepanus Purba, Medan – Hundreds of workers held a protest action in front of the North Sumatra (Sumut) governor's office in Medan on Wednesday May 1.
Bandar Lampung – Commemorating International Labour Day or May Day, around 600 workers from various different trade unions took to the streets of Bandar Lampung in South Sumatra on Wed
Kukuh S. Wibowo, Bandung – Police arrested hundreds of people warring all black clothing during a Labour Day rally in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on Wednesday May 1.
Semarang – Hundreds of students, ordinary people and social groups joined the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) and took to the streets of the East Java provincial capit
Himawan, Makassar – Hundreds of workers in Makassar, South Sulawesi, held a protest action to commemorate International Labour Day on Wednesday May 1.
The commemoration of Labour Day or May Day in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta was centred at the Zero Kilometre point in front of the Central Post Office.
Chandra Iswinarno – A commemoration of International Labour Day which was held at the Imbi Park in Jayapura, Papua, was only allowed to proceed for around 30 minutes.
Walda Marison, Jakarta – A number of journalist organisations from the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) held a demonstration to commemorate International Labour Day in Jakarta
Two hundred protesters held an action commemorating May Day 2019 or Labour Day on May 1 which was centred in front of the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in the provincial capital of Banda A
Hotman Siregar & Muhamad Al Azhari, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto delivered a fiery speech at an International Workers' Day celebration in Jakarta on Wednesday,
Jakarta – A number of people who said they came from the group PT Freeport Striking Workers joined the May Day commemorations in Jakarta today demanding that President Joko "Jokowi" Wi
Ristu Hanafi, Sleman – The commemoration of International Labour Day or May Day in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta was marred by the torching of a police post located at the inters
Denpasar – Hundreds of protesters from the Balinese United Labour Movement (GBBB) alliance commemorated International Labour Day or May Day with a peaceful action in front of the Bali
Datuk Haris Molana, Lhokseumawe – Protesters from the Malikussaleh University Law Students Alliance held a commemoration of May Day in Lhokseumawe, North Aceh.
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Two journalists from Tempo – photo journalist Prima Mulia and a freelance journalist Iqbal Kusumadireza – were assaulted by police when they were covering the c
Muhakir Tamrin, Palu – Scores of students in Palu City, Central Sulawesi, took to the streets on Wednesday May 1.
Chitra Paramaesti, Jakarta – The Media and Creative Industry Trade Union (Sindikasi) articulated the rights of workers in the creative industries during a commemoration of Internationa